MRST - MATLAB Reservoir Simulation Toolbox

About MRST and underlying methods
The following is a list of papers that  describe MRST and basic discretization and workflow tools implemented in various modules.

Papers describing the software

Gridding and discretization

Nonlinear solvers and solution algorithms

  • O. Møyner and A. Moncorgé. Nonlinear domain decomposition scheme for sequential fully implicit formulation of compositional multiphase flow. ECMOR XVI - 16th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201802128
  • O. Møyner. Nonlinear solver for three-phase transport problems based on approximate trust regions. Comput. Geosci., Vol. 21, Issue 5–6, pp. 999–1021, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10596-017-9660-1
  • Ø.S. Klemetsdal, A.F. Rasmussen, O. Møyner and K.-A Lie. Nonlinear Gauss-Seidel solvers with higher order for black-oil models. ECMOR XVI - 16th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201802130
  • X. Raynaud, C. Mac Neece, M. Hesse and H. Nilsen. Robust chemical solver for fully-implicit simulations. ECMOR XVI - 16th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201802266

Upscaling and grid coarsening

  • O. Møyner, A. Andersen and H.M. Nilsen. Multi-model hybrid compositional simulator with application to segregated flow. ECMOR XVI - 16th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201802237
  • K.-A. Lie, K. Kedia, B. Skaflestad, X. Wang, Y. Yang, X.-H. Wu, and N. Hoda. A General non-uniform coarsening and upscaling framework for reduced-order modeling. SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference, Montgomery, Texas, USA, 20-22 February 2017. DOI: 10.2118/182681-MS.
  • S.T. Hilden, C.F. Berg. An analysis of unsteady flooding processes: Varying force balance and the applicability of steady-state upscaling. Transport in Porous Media, October 2016, Volume 115, Issue 1, pp 125–152. DOI: 10.1007/s11242-016-0757-0
  • S. Krogstad, H.M. Nilsen and X. Raynaud. Reservoir management optimization using well-specific upscaling and control switching. Comp. Geosci., June 2016, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 695–706. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-015-9497-4
  • S. Krogstad, H.M. Nilsen and X. Raynaud. Reservoir management optimization using calibrated transmissibility upscaling. ECMOR XIV, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September 2014. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20141864
  • S. T. Hilden, K.A. Lie, X. Raynaud. Steady state upscaling of polymer flooding. ECMOR XIV, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September 2014. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20141802
  • J. R. Natvig, K.-A. Lie, S. Krogstad, Y. Yang, and X.-H. Wu. Grid adaption for upscaling and multiscale methods. Proceedings of ECMOR XIII, Biarritz, France, 10-13 September 2012.
  • V. L. Hauge, K.-A. Lie, and J. R. Natvig. Flow-based coarsening for multiscale simulation of transport in porous media. Comput. Geosci., Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 391-408, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-011-9230-x

Flow diagnostics

Geomechanics

  • H. M. Nilsen, J.M. Nordbotten, and X. Raynaud. Comparison between cell-centered and nodal-based discretization schemes for linear elasticity. Computational Geosciences. Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 233–260, 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-017-9687-3
  • O. Andersen, H. M. Nilsen, and X. Raynaud. Virtual element method for geomechanical simulations of reservoir models. Comput. Geosci., Volume 21, Issue 5–6, pp 877–893,  2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-017-9636-1
  • O. Andersen, H. M. Nilsen, and X. Raynaud. Coupled geomechanics and flow simulation on corner-point and polyhedral grids. SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference, 20-22 February 2017, Montgomery, Texas, USA. DOI: 10.2118/182690-MS.
  • H.M. Nilsen, X. Raynaud and I. Larsen. Combining the modified discrete element method with the virtual element method for fracturing of porous media. ECMOR XV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 August -- 1 September, 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601757
  • K. Bao, A. Lavrov and H.M. Nilsen. Numerical modelling of non-Newtonian fluid flow in fractures and porous media. Computational Geosciences, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-017-9639-y
    Also: ECMOR XV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 August -- 1 September, 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601773

Miscellaneous

  • S. Krogstad, H.M. Nilsen, O. Møyner and A.F. Rasmussen. Well control optimization of the OLYMPUS case using MRST and OPM. EAGE/TNO Workshop on OLYMPUS Field Development Optimization, 2018. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201802287

Published February 18, 2017